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An Act to Alter and Amend an Act Entitled "Act to Incorporate the Society Commonly Called and Known by the Name of Fellowship Society," Passed the Twenty-Third Day of August, One Thousand, Seven Hundred and Sixty-Nine.

December 19, 1809

The Statutes at Large of South Carolina - Volume V, Page 605 - Points to:
The Statutes at Large of South Carolina - Volume VIII - Pages 255-256

I. Be it enacted, by the Honorable the Senate and House of Representatives, now met and sitting in General Assembly, and by the authority of the same, That from and after the passing of this Act, the Fellowship Society shall be, and they are hereby, authorized, empowered and permitted, from time to time, and at all times, to expend, lay out, apply and appropriate all such funds as shall or may belong to the same, and the income thereof, or any part of them or either of them, not only to and for the original purpose or purposes of the said institution, but also, to and for the education of orphan and other indigent children: and to and for all such other charitable and beneficent uses and purposes, or one or more of them in exclusion of others, as in their judgment they shall see fit and proper; and that all appropriations of the funds of the society heretofore made, for the education of orphan and indigent children, and for other charitable purposes be, and the same are hereby, sanctioned, approved and legalized.

II. And be it further enacted hy the authority aforesaid, That the said society shall be capable in law, to purchase, receive and take, by devise or otherwise, and to have, hold, enjoy, possess and retain, in perpetuity or for any term of years, any estate or estates, real or personal, messuages, lands, tenements or hereditaments, monies, goods and chattels, of what kind or nature soever, not exceeding, in the whole, the sum of fifteen thousand dollars per annum. And that the said society be, and they are hereby, invested, confirmed and secured, of and in all and singular the funds, monies, debts, securities for debts, goods, chattels and estates, real and personal, whatsoever and wheresoever, which they at present have, or may hereafter have, hold, possess or enjoy, though the same be over and above the sum which they have been heretofore permitted by law to have, hold, possess, enjoy and take.

III. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That so much of an Act entitled "An Act to incorporate the society commonly called and known by the name of The Fellowship Society," passed the 23d day of August, 1769, as shall or may be repugnant to this Act, shall be, and the same is hereby, repealed.

In the Senate House, the nineteenth day of December, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and nine, and in the thirty-fourth year of the Independence of the United States of America.

SAMUEL WARREN, President of the Senate.
JOSEPH ALSTON, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

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